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[Windows Vista] How to connect through remote desktop?

[Windows Vista] How to connect through remote desktop?

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In Windows Vista, the connection has no corresponding remote desktop via internet.

•In Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premiumit only provides a guest function to connect to the remote desktop. Because it doesn’t have a Host function, users cannot log on from the exterior to operate Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premium.
•Multi-users cannot operate their computer which is set as the host machine at the same time.

When connected to the remote desktop, users need to set host machine and client machine.

Set-up the host machine except Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premium.
The accounts used in the remote connection need a password. If password is not set, the message You cannot log on because of the limit of accounts will be displayed. To connect to the remote desktop, users need to set the host machine to enable the remote desktop and permit remote connected accounts to log on ahead.
 ●Set it to enable to connect through remote desktop.

1. Click Start, right click Computer, and then click Properties.

2. Click Remote settings.
3. When the User Account Control message appears, click the Continue button.
4. If the User Account Control message does not appear, please refer the following steps.
5. Disable the Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (less secure) option, or  Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication(more secure) option, and then click OK button.

As per the imageabove, if Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication is selected, users who are Network level will be permitted to connect to his own computer.
Windows Vista allows connections from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication.
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●Allow to log on to the remote desktop to connect accounts.
1. Click the Start button, right click Computer, and click Properties.
2. Click Remote settings.
3. When the User Account Control message appears, click the Continue button.
4. If the User Account Control message does not appear, please refer to the following steps.
5. Click Select Users in Remote Desktop.
6. Click the Add button in the window of Remote Desktop Users.
7. Click Object Types.
8. Disable the searched Object Types, and then click the OK button.
*Other set-ups are not required if User is used.
9. Click location, and appoint the host machine computer name.
10. Please input the searched name in Enter the object names to select.
E.g.The example for connecting to the user’s computer name of VAIO is AAA.
Input VAIO, click Confirm your name, and display AAA\VAIO.
11. Click Check Names, display an arbitrary name, click the OK button.
12. In the user list of Remote Desktop User, confirm the displayed name, click the OK button.
13. In System properties window, click the OK button.

■The settings of client machine

1. Click the Start button, click All Programs, and then click Remote Desktop Connection in the context menu of Accessories.
2. Input the computer name which needs to be connected, and click the Continue button.
3. Input user name and password in user name and password, click the OK button.

In the initial set-up, the size and color of the display of remote desktop matches the settings of the remote desktop consumer desktop. User can click Options to set the details.


•Display label

Set the size and color number of the remote desktop.The available size is 640 x 480 pixels、800 x 600 pixels、1024 x 768 pixels、1280 x 800 pixels、display in the whole screen and so on.The color number is appointed 256 colors: 15 bits, 16 bits, 24 bits, 32 bits.

•Local Resources label

Settings for enabling the local disks and printers to be used in the windows of remote desktop.
Can share, release local resources and decide whether to connect these resources from HOST.
How to appoint the player of the remote computer.In the initial status, you can send and play WAV files to local computers (the users of remote desktop).
 •Experience Label
Settings for describing OBJECT to the best base on the connected speed.
Can omit the desktop background and the display of DRAG window.
In the initial status, you can choose 28.8Kbps modem, 56Kbps modem, 128Kbps ~ 1.5Mbps WAN  lines、10Mbps. Set items base on the above LAN lines.
 •Advanced label
what to do when you fail to pass the authentication and settings for connections in anywhere.